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Pointed bone or ivory implement, pin.

Provenance

From Semna, Rm. W bb under Taharqa Temple. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1238

Medium or Technique

Bone or Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment